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Re: forcing keywords recognition

From: Ben Collins-Sussman <sussman_at_collab.net>
Date: 2005-02-18 23:46:41 CET

On Feb 18, 2005, at 7:17 AM, Perrick Penet wrote:

> Hello there,
> I imported some files from RCS (with some keywords)
> into Subversion a couple of weeks ago. After this initial
> commit I changed my configuration file to detect and
> replace keywords ($Author$, $URL$, $Revision$ in
> particular).
> While it works for new files, in the old files keywords
> aren't replace as I'd like them to be. Is there a way to
> "force" this keyword substitution ?

Sure, just set the 'svn:keywords' property on the pre-existing files.

As you said, the "auto-props" stuff in your client's run-time config
file is causing this same property to be automatically attached to
newly added files. But it doesn't attach the property retroactively to
old files.

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